Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Elmhurst, Illinois
Sep 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Elmhurst College, a leading four-year college in the Chicagoland area that blends liberal learning and professional preparation, invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of criminal justice with a background in criminological theories and research methods. Main teaching responsibilities include courses such as Introduction to Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Criminology, Corrections, as well as upper division electives within the field. Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential. The teaching load is six courses per year. Candidates should have a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body. A PhD required by December 1, 2017. 

Elmhurst College is a leading four-year college that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. 

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an AA/EO Employer. Elmhurst College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment. 

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Please, submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcript (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), and request three confidential letters of recommendation including addresses of references, at least one of which should address teaching. Additional information about Elmhurst College may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1st

Questions can be directed to Dr. Richard G. Greenleaf, Director, at greenleafr@elmhurst.edu

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